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Job listing closed on 10 Jul 2024
26 Jun 2024

Director, Growth Initiatives

🇺🇸 Queens, NY, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.
US$158,798 – US$211,730.66 per year

Job Description:


Director of Growth Initiatives. The director will be part of newly formed team reporting to the Chief Growth Officer. The team’s mission is to grow fan engagement and revenue for the Mets by launching new initiatives, businesses, and partnerships. The director will own initiatives from end to end, from the ideation and conception phase through to execution.

This role is based at Citi Field in Queens, NY and requires four days/week in the office.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct analysis and research to identify and evaluate growth opportunities

  • Work across functions to build and present plans for new initiatives, including financial model, customer value proposition, and multi-year growth plan

  • Identify potential partners that bring new capabilities to the Mets, conduct outreach, evaluate partnership opportunities, and negotiate deals

  • Get buy-in from stakeholders and leadership for new partnerships and initiatives

  • Execute on new partnerships and initiatives in close collaboration with legal, sponsorship sales, ticketing, and operations teams

  • Collaborate with finance and analytics to develop success metrics and track and report progress


  • 3+ years experience in management consulting, corporate development, business development, business strategy and operations, or similar roles

  • Experience working across functions to launch new things

  • Experience conducting market research and building business plans and financial models

  • Curiosity about and points of view on the evolving world of sports, media, and entertainment

  • Ability to empathize and communicate effectively with everyone from senior leaders to frontline workers

  • An open-minded, creative, entrepreneurial mindset and ability work creatively to overcome roadblocks

The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

Salary Range:

$158,798.00 - $211,730.66

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